Day in Pics: 11th August

Aug 11, 2013, 10:31 AM IST
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Jamaica`s Usain Bolt gestures after competing in a men`s 100-meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Jamaica`s Usain Bolt gestures after competing in a men`s 100-meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Activists stage a theatrical play where gay people are restrained by others wearing masks depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a protest against Russia`s new law on gays, in central London.

Activists stage a theatrical play where gay people are restrained by others wearing masks depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a protest against Russia`s new law on gays, in central London.

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President Barack Obama speaks to injured veterans and guests on the critical issues facing veterans during the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

President Barack Obama speaks to injured veterans and guests on the critical issues facing veterans during the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

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Fireworks explode near the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Fireworks explode near the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Sri Lankan police officers attempt to disperse Muslims waiting out side a vandalized mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan police officers attempt to disperse Muslims waiting out side a vandalized mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Smoke rises frome the scene of a car bomb attack in Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq.

Smoke rises frome the scene of a car bomb attack in Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq.

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Officials inspect the debris, after a small plane, piloted by Bill Henningsgaard, crashed into two homes Friday in East Haven, Conn. Four people were killed in the incident.

Officials inspect the debris, after a small plane, piloted by Bill Henningsgaard, crashed into two homes Friday in East Haven, Conn. Four people were killed in the incident.

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A MV-22

A MV-22 "Osprey" aircraft lands at an airfield in Edgartown, Mass. on the island of Martha`s Vineyard while flying in support of the Marine One helicopter carrying President Obama to the island.

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Patrick Boelsterli is surrounded by flying bees as he shows of his bee beard at an annual competition at Clovermead Adventure Farm.

Patrick Boelsterli is surrounded by flying bees as he shows of his bee beard at an annual competition at Clovermead Adventure Farm.

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Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, returns the ball against Serena Williams, of the United States, during a semifinal of the Rogers Cup women`s tennis tournament in Toronto.

Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, returns the ball against Serena Williams, of the United States, during a semifinal of the Rogers Cup women`s tennis tournament in Toronto.

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A participant dressed as Big Bird runs down a city street in Sydney, Australia.

A participant dressed as Big Bird runs down a city street in Sydney, Australia.

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United States` Jennifer Simpson, left, and United States` Cory Mcgee look at the timing board after a women`s 1500-meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

United States` Jennifer Simpson, left, and United States` Cory Mcgee look at the timing board after a women`s 1500-meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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A Sri Lankan Muslim couple walks past a police barricade outside a vandalized mosque, unseen, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A Sri Lankan Muslim couple walks past a police barricade outside a vandalized mosque, unseen, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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People clean up the aftermath of a car bomb attack on a convenience store in the Shaab neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq.

People clean up the aftermath of a car bomb attack on a convenience store in the Shaab neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq.

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A Taiwanese boy gets a splash of water to cool down in summer heat at Taipei Water Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

A Taiwanese boy gets a splash of water to cool down in summer heat at Taipei Water Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Mount Rokatenda spews volcanic material as it erupts on Palue island, Indonesia.

Mount Rokatenda spews volcanic material as it erupts on Palue island, Indonesia.

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Thailand`s Ratchanok Inthanon, right, and Li Xuerui of China pose during a prize presentation on the podium after their women`s badminton singles final match at the 2013 BWF World Championships in Guangzhou.

Thailand`s Ratchanok Inthanon, right, and Li Xuerui of China pose during a prize presentation on the podium after their women`s badminton singles final match at the 2013 BWF World Championships in Guangzhou.

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Policemen detain an activist of Awami Ittihad party during a protest rally in Jammu region in Srinagar.

Policemen detain an activist of Awami Ittihad party during a protest rally in Jammu region in Srinagar.

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England`s Matt Prior celebrates after catching Australia`s Chris Rogers during the third day of the fourth Ashes series cricket match against England at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

England`s Matt Prior celebrates after catching Australia`s Chris Rogers during the third day of the fourth Ashes series cricket match against England at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

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Jammu and Kashmir state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah gestures as he addresses a press conference in Srinagar.

Jammu and Kashmir state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah gestures as he addresses a press conference in Srinagar.

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A policeman stands guard as Hindu devotees queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual ‘Nag Panchami‘ festival, in Allahabad.

A policeman stands guard as Hindu devotees queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual ‘Nag Panchami‘ festival, in Allahabad.

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A supporter of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a garland made of vegetables holds a placard as others shout slogans during a protest against power tariff hike in New Delhi.

A supporter of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a garland made of vegetables holds a placard as others shout slogans during a protest against power tariff hike in New Delhi.

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